The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.
On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we look back at the difference in the AIDS identity from the 1980s to 2018.
“There are alternatives to using condoms that… we should explore or a least learn about… before we make an opinioned choice”
If we want to promote sexual health, we need to help people understand their HIV prevention options, not judge their choices.
Being afraid of taking an HIV test is pretty common, but here are 6 things you can say to help put someone’s mind at rest.
Eastern Europe continues to account for the large majority of the 160,000 people newly infected with HIV in the WHO European Region – with little signs of improvement.
Nearly six times as many white people as black people are being prescribed pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the USA, despite black people having a greater need.
Women in Kenya assigned to a lay counsellor – known as a ‘Mama Mshauri’ – to help them in the period around their birth are more likely to stay in care compared to mothers who were not.
Alongside the liberating U = U message, there’s no place for the stigmatising language of HIV ‘disclosure’ anymore, says HIV peer mentor Rob Hammond.
Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
People living with HIV who stigmatise and think negatively about themselves because of their HIV status are less likely to start treatment and reach viral load suppression.
Malaysia celebrates milestone victory for preventable diseases in babies.